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Employee at FBI San Francisco satellite office diagnosed with coronavirus


SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF and KION) An employee who works at a satellite office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's San Francisco division has tested positive for coronavirus.

The FBI has seven satellite offices, and one is in the Monterey Bay area.

The agency said in a statement received by KPIX in San Francisco said other employees at the site have gone home and contacts have been notified of possible exposure to the virus.

The statement obtained by KPIX said:

"An employee of the FBI San Francisco Division has been diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus). This employee works in a small satellite office. The other employees at the site have returned to their homes until further notice, and everyone known to have been in contact with the infected employee has been notified of possible exposure.

"The FBI has contacted local health officials as well as the Centers for Disease Control and the Bureau will take all necessary remedial and precautionary measures to protect our employees, their families and our community.

"At this time, we assess our operations have not been negatively impacted by COVID-19 and we will continue steadfast in our mission to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution."

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Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.


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